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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2017, 17:50
Replies: 211
Views: 18,270
Posted By hansel75
I wouldn't say the games they selected are lame,...

I wouldn't say the games they selected are lame, there are some real classics in there like-
Armalyte, California Games, Creatures, Impossible Mission, Iridis Alpha, Mega Apocalypse, Nebulous,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2017, 14:55
Replies: 211
Views: 18,270
Posted By hansel75
I think they are trying to cash in on the NES and...

I think they are trying to cash in on the NES and SNES Mini craze hoping to make some dollars out of it.

Apart from the admittedly cute looks of the C64 mini and the fact it may appeal to some...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2017, 14:36
Replies: 211
Views: 18,270
Posted By hansel75
The answer is you don't, it's very limited by the...

The answer is you don't, it's very limited by the looks of things.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2017, 14:25
Replies: 211
Views: 18,270
Posted By hansel75
Not sure if this has already been posted...

Not sure if this has already been posted somewhere, but there is now a C64 mini coming out.

https://thec64.com/

It looks very cute and tempting but has some drawbacks, apparently the keyboard...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 July 2017, 14:49
Replies: 211
Views: 18,270
Posted By hansel75
Sam's Journey is going to be epic! Think i will...

Sam's Journey is going to be epic! Think i will have to give in and buy it!

It's the full package, awesome graphics, beautiful sid tunes, silky smooth scrolling and movement that the C64 is...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 July 2017, 18:12
Replies: 771
Views: 85,596
Posted By hansel75
Mario demo looks impressive for an amstrad, just...

Mario demo looks impressive for an amstrad, just a shame for cpc users that they had to wait so long to see smooth moving games on there machines and had to deal with most of there games being a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 June 2017, 16:04
Replies: 211
Views: 18,270
Posted By hansel75
I hope this video is appropriate here, this lucky...

I hope this video is appropriate here, this lucky guy picked up a heap of boxed C64 games and made a nice video about it-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH-2JW1n6uc
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 May 2017, 15:02
Replies: 5,560
Views: 779,368
Posted By hansel75
Just received an MSI Geforce GTX 1080ti GamingX...

Just received an MSI Geforce GTX 1080ti GamingX card for my pc:)

It's a beast!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 May 2017, 14:59
Replies: 93
Views: 2,314
Posted By hansel75
The C64 is better then the Amstrad CPC464! ...

The C64 is better then the Amstrad CPC464!

Now awaiting dlfrsilver with his novel of clever comebacks, 5,4,3,2,1....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 February 2017, 14:10
Replies: 5,560
Views: 779,368
Posted By hansel75
XGODY Octa Core Smart TV BOX Android 6.0 KODI...

XGODY Octa Core Smart TV BOX Android 6.0 KODI 17.0 Fully Loaded!

Model: M9PRO
CPU: Amlogic S912 Octa-Core Cortex-A53@2.0GHz
GPU:ARM Mali-T820MP3 GPU up to 750 MHz(DVFS)
RAM:3GB DDR3
Memory...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 January 2017, 15:18
Replies: 211
Views: 18,270
Posted By hansel75
Wow Sam's Journey looks and sounds amazing,...

Wow Sam's Journey looks and sounds amazing, gameplay looks top notch to. The silky smooth sprites and glorious 50fps scroll really show off the power of the C64, colour is used beautifully as well.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 December 2016, 14:41
Replies: 140
Views: 11,646
Posted By hansel75
Just out of curiosity, since the cpc lacks...

Just out of curiosity, since the cpc lacks hardware sprites, how much of a hit to the cpu does software sprites take on the cpc?
Will there be enough cpu grunt left to achieve smooth scrolling plus...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 December 2016, 01:08
Replies: 140
Views: 11,646
Posted By hansel75
I guess it's because the original poster started...

I guess it's because the original poster started making comparisons to other formats which baited everyone e!se.
Also this thread wouldn't be half as exciting if we only discussed the very limited...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 December 2016, 08:51
Replies: 140
Views: 11,646
Posted By hansel75
Were still waiting for the links! Are...

Were still waiting for the links!



Are we to take your word on these supposed facts you read from some magazines you haven't named, links/scans/proof please!


But it's to much fun! ;)
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 December 2016, 15:28
Replies: 140
Views: 11,646
Posted By hansel75
Spot On Mate! So are you saying that the...

Spot On Mate!


So are you saying that the 6128 that supposedly dominated the Amstrad market was cheaper then a C64?
Or was it the inferior 464 that was cheaper, the 464 in which you described...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 December 2016, 19:05
Replies: 140
Views: 11,646
Posted By hansel75
Agree, but the lack of a better/current day port...

Agree, but the lack of a better/current day port does not make that particular machine inferior simply because of the bad port it received 25yrs ago.
And yes we do deserve a better port on the C64...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 December 2016, 07:04
Replies: 140
Views: 11,646
Posted By hansel75
Also this new CPC6128 SF2 port appears to lack...

Also this new CPC6128 SF2 port appears to lack any scrolling compared to most other ports, it's just a static play area, i guess it's because it's tricky to get good scrolling from the CPC's.
And i...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 December 2016, 15:34
Replies: 140
Views: 11,646
Posted By hansel75
I know the Amiga port was crap, but saying this...

I know the Amiga port was crap, but saying this CPC version is 10x better is just ridiculous.

Also again your comparing a 128kb CPC6128 to the C64 and Speccy, i wouldn't say this is a fair...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 October 2016, 15:43
Replies: 100
Views: 13,139
Posted By hansel75
I have to admit, graphically that does look very...

I have to admit, graphically that does look very good for the Amstrad and congrats to the people involved in doing such a good port, even if it did take a few decades for CPC users to finally see...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 October 2016, 16:39
Replies: 100
Views: 13,139
Posted By hansel75
Great to see the cpc utilised more now, maybe it...

Great to see the cpc utilised more now, maybe it is more of a beast then what most people thought, but in the overall scheme of things it's to little to late.

Apart from being a tech showcase...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 October 2016, 16:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,032
Posted By hansel75
I was happy with my 7800b for a while when I...

I was happy with my 7800b for a while when I bought it a few years ago. That was until about 18months later when the battery wasn't holding it's charge anymore to the point where I could only get...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 02 August 2016, 13:54
Replies: 57
Views: 9,664
Posted By hansel75
Sorry for the off topic request here, but does...

Sorry for the off topic request here, but does anyone know what the music track from this video is called? I like it:)
Forum: EAB's competition 31 July 2016, 17:27
Replies: 3,360
Views: 282,918
Posted By hansel75
I will accept the challenge:)

I will accept the challenge:)
Forum: Amiga scene 27 June 2016, 08:27
Replies: 143
Views: 19,267
Posted By hansel75
Just watched it, thought the whole thing was...

Just watched it, thought the whole thing was awesome:)
Forum: MarketPlace 20 June 2016, 11:04
Replies: 1,681
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 288,390
Posted By hansel75
This looks sweet for anyone interested- ...

This looks sweet for anyone interested-

LukHash Commodore 64 with Essentials Cart

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/-/231984693998
Forum: Amiga scene 04 June 2016, 09:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By hansel75
Thanks guys, i added them to the lists. I...

Thanks guys, i added them to the lists.

I would be interested to see what some of the older plain polygon and vector graphic games run like on faster cpu's as well, the ones from the A500 days.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2016, 11:06
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By hansel75
Thanks, did not see those. I have added some of...

Thanks, did not see those. I have added some of the suggested 3D games from those threads to the lists above.
It would be nice to have a compiled list of games in which i will try do once more...
Forum: Amiga scene 03 June 2016, 03:51
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By hansel75
3D Games that take advantage of a faster cpu!

Hi all!

It would appear that there are a few Amiga 3D games that do not take advantage of a faster cpu, especially the older plain polygon games.
Some seem to have a capped framerate, for...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2016, 08:15
Replies: 271
Views: 22,185
Posted By hansel75
""impressive Galactic Tomb"" Yet another...

""impressive Galactic Tomb""

Yet another unplayable mess on the CPC due to tiny display and a poor 5fps.
It also requires the user to wear sunglasses to prevent damage to the eyes.

Seriously...
Forum: MarketPlace 10 May 2016, 16:29
Replies: 1,681
Sticky: Ebay Links
Views: 288,390
Posted By hansel75
I am selling some items on ebay- GP2X...

I am selling some items on ebay-

GP2X Caanoo-
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/-/172200753352

Korg Monotribe-
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/-/172200753756

Only posting within Australia!
Forum: support.Hardware 03 May 2016, 08:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By hansel75
I bought a couple of these cheap megadrive pads...

I bought a couple of these cheap megadrive pads about 3-4yrs ago to use with my commodores, see pic.
But i would not recommend them though, because i could not get them to work at all on both of my...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 April 2016, 13:54
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By hansel75
Awesome collection there mate, and thanks for the...

Awesome collection there mate, and thanks for the video!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2016, 18:06
Replies: 434
Views: 32,084
Posted By hansel75
OMG, not another 3fps/per sec scrolling hero!

OMG, not another 3fps/per sec scrolling hero!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2016, 16:54
Replies: 434
Views: 32,084
Posted By hansel75
Glad to see the CPC was good for something:) ...

Glad to see the CPC was good for something:)

Meanwhile my 1984 Breadbin C64 keeps soldiering on with no changes!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2016, 16:04
Replies: 434
Views: 32,084
Posted By hansel75
Denis, i respect your passion for the CPC, i just...

Denis, i respect your passion for the CPC, i just hope you can respect mine about the C64.

When i die, i want "C64 Forever" engraved on my tombstone lol, i would imagine you want "CPC Forever" on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 March 2016, 14:21
Replies: 434
Views: 32,084
Posted By hansel75
Yes, Yes it is! Edit- Also why is France so...

Yes, Yes it is!

Edit- Also why is France so important in the 8bit debate? It is insignificant when compared to the worldwide domination that the C64 had when comparing 17million C64's to 1million...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 March 2016, 16:40
Replies: 434
Views: 32,084
Posted By hansel75
Some good info and comparisons of the Turrican...

Some good info and comparisons of the Turrican games here-

http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/turrican/turrican.htm
http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/turrican/turrican2.htm...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 March 2016, 08:09
Replies: 434
Views: 32,084
Posted By hansel75
Wow, seriously! Will it take another 30yrs to get...

Wow, seriously! Will it take another 30yrs to get 6% more out of it?
Maybe by the year 2500 the world might finally start seeing some decent CPC games that utilize the hardware fully:)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 March 2016, 17:07
Replies: 434
Views: 32,084
Posted By hansel75
All i know is that when i was growing up, i was...

All i know is that when i was growing up, i was mostly playing smooth and very playable C64 games, and i guess i just got used to the smoothness the Commodore machine gave plus the amazing sound...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 March 2016, 13:06
Replies: 434
Views: 32,084
Posted By hansel75
I guess in the end it comes down to the quality...

I guess in the end it comes down to the quality of the software we had, and not the hardware.
And all the 'what if scenarios", and 'excuses for lame CPC versions', with it's lousy ports accounting...
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